CMNetwork E-bulletin: November 2011

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Redcliffe Children’s Centre, Bristol - National Conference: ‘Uncovering Children’s Mathematics: Exploring, Investigating, Hypothesizing and Problem Solving.’

The example below is included in chapter 6 of our new book: Understanding Children’s Mathematical Graphics: Beginnings in Play

Nursery – Rio’s parking tickets

Rio (2 years, 2 months)

Rio was playing outside with his friends: they were talking about parking, and Rio spontaneously made himself some parking tickets, drawing scribble-marks on gummed labels.

Written number and quantities: early explorations with marks


Gallery 5: Beginnings in Play


Recently Published!  

Carruthers, E. and Worthington, M. (2011) Developing Children's Mathematical Graphics: Supporting Early Mathematical Thinking. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Carruthers, E. and Worthington, M. (2011) Understanding Children's Mathematical Graphics: Beginnings in Play. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Worthington, M. (2011) ‘From astronaut to problem solving: tracing children’s symbolic meanings’ in J. Moyles, J. Georgeson and J. Payler (Eds.) Beginning Teaching, Beginning Learning. Maidenhead: Open University Press, (4th Ed.).  
Worthington, M. (2011) 'Young Mathematicians: Global learners’ in E. Murphy (Ed.) Welcoming Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Classrooms. Bristol: Multi-lingual Matters  

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